Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
445 AM CDT FRI APR 11 2014

HIGH PRESSURE CROSSED THE STATE OVERNIGHT WITH TRANQUIL WEATHER
ACROSS MUCH OF IOWA. WINDS WERE LIGHT FOR MUCH OF LAST EVENING
INTO THE EARLY MORNING HOURS...ALTHOUGH THERE WAS SOME INCREASE
FROM THE SOUTH TOWARD DAYBREAK AS THE HIGH PUSHED SOUTH OF THE
STATE. SOME CLOUDINESS ROLLED OVERHEAD AS WELL AS A WEAK SYSTEM
GRAZED THE NORTHERN PART OF THE STATE. OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES
RANGED FROM THE MID 40S IN SOUTHEAST IOWA TO THE LOWER 30S IN MANY
OF THE RIVER VALLEYS IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA.

THE WEATHER WILL BE QUIET ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION TODAY AS THE
HIGH MOVES TO THE SOUTHEAST. TEMPERATURES WILL BE PLEASANTLY MILD
FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR AS SOUTH WINDS DEVELOP REGION-WIDE. BY
TONIGHT...LOW PRESSURE WILL PASS ACROSS SOUTH DAKOTA...SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED IN ADVANCE OF THIS SYSTEM ACROSS MUCH
OF MINNESOTA. SOME OF THIS ACTIVITY WILL GRAZE NORTHERN IOWA AS
WELL. BY SATURDAY...A FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE STATE. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP IN THE VICINITY OF THE FRONT
BY SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. THE UNSETTLED WEATHER IS THE
FORECAST TO PERSIST THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY ACROSS MUCH
OF IOWA AND SURROUNDING STATES AS A STORM SYSTEM PASSES THROUGH
THE REGION. SOME LOCATIONS IN IOWA...ESPECIALLY THE SOUTHEAST MAY
SEE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN BY SUNDAY EVENING. COOLER
TEMPERATURES ARE THEN FORECAST INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK AFTER THE
STORM DEPARTS.

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